After tackling the Earth Temple in The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword HD, players cross the wasteland of the Lanayru Desert. The Lanayru Mining Facility can be raised from the sands, allowing players to claim the gust bellows and defeat Moldarach. However, before all of that, they must first find a small but essential key. This guide will make finding the key a breeze.
Where to Find the Lanayru Mining Facility Small Key in Skyward Sword HD
This area is populated with several Archas and features bombable walls along its edges. You’ll face a raised bridge at the far end of the chamber. On either side, an electro spume guards each rear corner of the room.
The spume are quickly dispatched from above using the hook beetle and the bombs provided at the left side of the bridge. Each rear corner of the room features a bombable wall. Players must destroy both to access the levers mounted on the back wall.
Pulling the lever to the right opens access to a small room containing a chest. Finally, the left-hand lever raises the gate at the end of the bridge, allowing players to advance into the Lanayru mining facility.
Across the bridge, players find themselves on a four-way gangway. Steladras guard the paths to the left and right. Each will drop one red rupee when killed. The path directly north ends at a broken staircase. To access the landing above the broken stairs, players will need to use the boxes next to the stairs.
Pushing a crate to the edge allows players to climb up to the landing and continue. To the immediate right in the following area, players see a wooden crate on a platform. The box is blocking access to a ladder.
Destroying this crate is easy with a hook beetle and a bomb. Subsequently, players can jump to the clear platform and climb the now accessible ladder. Similarly, the next platform is accessible by ladder. Finally, players find a small chest containing the small key. The small key is needed to clear The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword HD Lanayru mining facility.
Players are one step closer to clearing the Lanayru mining facility once they find the small key. This guide makes the process straightforward. The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword HD is available now on Nintendo Switch.